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Working with rural community groups for WASH access in Maseno, Kenya

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posted on 12.02.2018, 15:08 by Parvin Ngala
This paper aims to share KWAHO’s experience in implementing water and sanitation projects in the rural town of Maseno, Kisumu, Lake region. It highlights the community entry methods used, the implementation strategy and most importantly the factors put into place to ensure sustainability. Other initiatives that have come up will also be shared. Other than the successes of the projects, it also shares the challenges encountered in the project. It emphasizes the need for community participation by looking at them as partners and not merely as helpless beneficiaries.

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  • Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

Research Unit

  • Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC)

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WEDC Conference

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NGALA, P., 2005. Working with rural community groups for WASH access in Maseno, Kenya. IN: Kayaga, S. (ed). Maximising the benefits from water and environmental sanitation: Proceedings of the 31st WEDC International Conference, Kampala, Uganda, 31 October-4 November 2005, pp. 218-221.

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© WEDC, Loughborough University

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This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

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2005

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This is a conference paper.

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WEDC_ID:11051

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